Movies like The Comedy of Terrors

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The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
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The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undertaker who hasn't had any 'customers' in a long time is forced the pay one year's back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people in order to get new clients.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: mortician, murder, cat, funeral, coffin, poison, hitman, zombie, crimes, couple relations, mute or deaf, couples, disorder, deadly, nothing goes right, woman in danger, mysterious character, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, troubled marriage, death, morgue, alcoholic, singing, sword ...
Time: 60s

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Most similar movies to The Comedy of Terrors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, suspenseful, semi serious and scary films with plots about deadly, crimes, gory, murder, danger, serial killer and zombie mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Comedy of Terrors: The Raven (1963), The Undertaker and His Pals (1966), Just Buried (2007), Homebodies (1974), Corpses (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, parody, magician, castle, raven, duel, supernatural, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Undertaker and His Pals (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: An undertaker befriends a pair of motorcycle-riding, knife-wielding, psycho restaurant owners who kill people for body parts to use in their blue-plate daily specials.
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, scary ...
Plot: mortician, murder, diner, misfit partners, supernatural, best friends, zombie, mysterious character, friendship, curses spells and rituals, cult, workplace situations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.1
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Just Buried (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man inherits a nearly bankrupt funeral home from his estranged father. He falls in love with the alluring young mortician, only to find out she's offing people to keep the place in business!
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: mortician, murder, psychopath, mysterious character, serial killer, estrangement, disorder, family relations, couples, parents and children, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
 393
Homebodies (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly, murder, senior citizen, golden years, aging, danger, rivalry, hitman, eviction, vengeance, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 3.5
 375
Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, mortician, chaos, deadly, mad scientist, supernatural, vengeance, experiment gone awry, gory, rivalry, crimes, profanity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, family problems, danger, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Happy House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Their relationship on the rocks, a young Brooklyn couple heads to a remote B&B to work things out. But from the moment they arrive at The Happy House it's one disaster after another, and they soon begin to suspect they've wandered ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, resort, isolation, couples, danger, deadly, disorder, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, survival, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Quiet Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family decides to buy a lodge in a remote hiking area. Their first customer commits suicide and the distraught family buries his body to avoid the bad publicity. But their luck gets worse, the bodies start piling up, and the family becomes frantic ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, murder, isolation, family business, parents and children, crimes, zombie, nothing goes right, deadly, hotel, police officer, lodge ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The vengeful Doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.
Style: scary, offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: zombie, serial killer, mad scientist, immortality, murder, organ, tomb, experiment gone awry, vengeance, disorder, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctors are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, doctor, disfigurement, revenge, master villain, tragic hero, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, camp ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: scotland yard, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six scientists arrive at the creepy Headstone Manor to investigate a strange phenomena which was the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier where 18 guests were killed in one night. It turns out that the house is the place of a satanic cult ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, scary, not serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, ghost, parody, mad scientist, haunted house, mansion, disorder, gory, estate, curses spells and rituals, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 510
Shock Value (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Struggling 'B' movie Director blackmails a serial killer to be the star of his next film.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, manipulation, unlikely partners, crimes, fish out of water, manipulations, deadly, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, psychopath, film making ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 338
Overtime (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Raph and Max only kill bad guys, and only after their boss Sam, a high-powered attorney, has cashed a nice paycheck for getting her sleazy clients off the hook. When Sam sends our heroes on a routine hit, they find themselves caught up in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating, dark humor ...
Plot: hitman, zombie, danger, laboratory, disorder, couple relations, alien encounter, parents and children, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, parody ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.9
 100
Playhouse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After years hiding in the shadows, the ancient ghosts of an old Pittsburgh theater make their presence known once again.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, deadly, crimes, goofy hero, disorder, haunted house, gory, theater, zombie, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Satan's Little Helper (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A naïve young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.
Style: humorous, dark humor, suspenseful, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, halloween, halloween party, gory, danger, crimes, deadly, satire, obsession, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
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Blades (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: HAPPY GILMORE meets MANIAC in this gore-filled swing at one of the most popular sports today, golf. A game of hooks slices...and slaughter!!! Meet Blades, the most terrifying character ever to tear up the screen...and Blades isn't even human. ...
Style: humorous, rough, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jealousy, parody, greed, golf, lawn mower, murder, crimes, heroes, investigation, rivalry, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Taming of the Shrews (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A horror-comedy of errors, Die-ner (get it?) explores the existential dilemma of a sociopath killer who runs into the unique problem of his victims rising from the dead...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, zombie, diner, confined, deadly, supernatural, hostage, gory, crimes, small town, hostages, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
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The Janitor (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lionel is a custodian that longs for more. Bombarded with daily disrespect and insults from his co-workers, Lionel sets on a path of revenge and begins to brutally murder everyone in his path.
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, friendship, murder, gory, rivalry, deadly, crimes, college life, violence spree, sexual relations, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Among Friends (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A twisted horror about a dinner party gone wrong. Set against an 80s backdrop, the good time takes a dark turn when one in the group hijacks the evening in an attempt to help the others come clean about their secret betrayals against one ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, isolation, betrayal, best friends, dishonesty, danger, gory, psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.0
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Skinned Deep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The horror film Skinned Deep begins when a family suffers a flat tire on a barren stretch of road with only a diner dotting the landscape. They meet Granny, the seemingly nice old woman who runs the establishment, but they soon find that she is the ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, deformity, psychopath, mutant, woman in danger, murder, deadly, serial killer, gang, crimes, abduction, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
 2K
Pervert! (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: While visiting his Bible-thumping yet lecherous father in the desert, randy college student James (Sean Andrews) tries everything he can to hook up with the local curvaceous cuties, but his sex quest stalls when a bloodthirsty killer targets every ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, erotic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, deadly, mentally unstable, youth, crimes, estrangement, gory, parents and children, desert, pervert ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bikini Bloodbath Car Wash (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: horror spoof, semi serious, humorous, realistic, scary
Plot: serial killer, slasher, woman in danger, crimes, gays and lesbians, deadly, absurd humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbianism, college, gory, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bloody Bloody Bible Camp (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1977 a group of young, horny, out of control Christians are spending a fun filled weekend at the mountain lakeside Happy Day Bible Camp. One by one these youthful sinners pay a BLOODY penance for their misdeeds. Flash forward 7 years, when ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, dark humor, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, danger, camp, deadly, nun, crimes, profanity, catholicism, death, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1977
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 1K
Frightmare (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama students decide to pay tribute to their favorite horror star by stealing his body from his crypt for a farewell party. They fail to realize their violation of the tomb has triggered powerful black magic, and Conrad hasn't taken his final ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, zombie, supernatural, ghost, serial killer, aging, psychopath, gory, woman in danger, vengeance, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 629
The Granny (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Granny's family wants her dead so they can collect her insurance. While she is on her death bed, she drinks an eternal life potion and returns to the land of the living. She is on a mission to wreak havoc over her greedy relatives.
Style: semi serious, scary, dark humor, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: good versus evil, zombie, wizards and magicians, thanksgiving, militant, religions or cults, gory, battles, escapades, deadly, supernatural, master and servant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: United by terrifying and bizarre circumstances, the janitor, the drunk, the bartender, the cop, his perp, and the student security guard must fight to undo the professor's work. A dark force is at work in the cadaver lab this Christmas and this ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, corpse, supernatural, disorder, deadly, camp, experiment, struggle for survival, battles, danger, violence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Psychos in Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A strip-joint owner and a manicurist find that they have many things in common, the foremost being that they are psychotic serial killers. They fall in love and are happy being the family that slays together, until one day they come up against a ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, humorous, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, fall in love, violence, psychotic, love affair, murderous pair, danger, investigation, serial killer, cannibal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 929
Cannibal Girls (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young couple spend the night in a restaurant, only to find out that it is haunted by three dead women who hunger for human flesh.
Style: offbeat, humorous, scary, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, restaurant, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, curses spells and rituals, deadly, crimes, danger, society, sexual content, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
You Can't Kill Stephen King (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Siblings Monroe (Monroe Mann) and Hilary (Crystal Arnette) have discovered that they have inherited a lake house and to make things even better, the famous horror author Stephen King is rumoured to live somewhere nearby. They decide to take their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, deadly, buddies, youth, murder, danger, exploitation, lake or river, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A drug experiment gone wrong produces a league of blood-thirsty zombies. It is up to a small band of exotic dancers trapped in a gentleman's club to fight back. Together they must rely on their wits and skills to survive the night, and pray ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous, offbeat
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, survival, disorder, parody, drug use, self sacrifice, experimental drug, watching a movie, save the day, nightclub, group of strangers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%